The revolution in political leadership in Chester county, Pennsylvania, 1765-1785
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
American history, Pennsylvania, American Revolution
History | United States History
This study of the Revolutionary leadership of Chester County is based on an investigation of two-hundred and twenty-five assembly members, justices of the peace, county officials, committee members, continental officers, and high militia officers (rank of major or above)...
With the exception of a few physicians and lawyers, almost all county leaders were farmers...
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Warden, Rosemary Sweeney, "The revolution in political leadership in Chester county, Pennsylvania, 1765-1785" (1979). History - Dissertations. 91.